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Ramsey has not featured since the December 26th victory over West Ham after suffering a thigh strain

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Barry says the Spaniard deserves credit for keeping the Croatian smiling despite stint among substitutes

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Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis hopeful of keeping goalkeeper Julian Speroni despite contract renewal due in the summer

The 34-year-old will celebrate a decade with the Eagles later this year although he could leave the club at the end of the season should he fail to sign a new contract

Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood gestures from the sidelines during his side's 2-0 defeat to Arsenal in the FA Cup third round

Arsenal 2 Tottenham 0: Tim Sherwood defends FA Cup tactics after claiming 'I didn't see us playing 4-4-2' in defeat at the Emirates

Sherwood started with Roberto Soldado and Emmanuel Adebayor in attack but insists there were 11 players on the field rather than a recognised 4-4-2 line-up

Iago Aspas scored the opening goal in Liverpool's 2-0 FA Cup win over Oldham Athletic

Liverpool 2 Oldham Athletic 0: Fringe players crucial for successful FA Cup run, claims Brendan Rodgers

Rodgers also hopes that Iago Aspas's debut goal for the Reds will fill him with confidence for future appearances

Santi Cazorla celebrates his goal for Arsenal against Tottenham in the FA Cup tie on Sunday

FA Cup fourth-round draw: Arsenal reward for defeat of Tottenham is home tie against Coventry City

League One Stevenage handed home fixture against Everton

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Ipswich Town 1 Preston North End 1 match report: Controversial Kevin Davies goal sees Preston comeback to force replay

Davies was played onside by an injured Tyrone Mings to run through on goal and draw Preston level

Frazier Campbell scores Cardiff City's second goal against Newcastle

Newcastle United 1 Cardiff City 2 match report: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer finds substitutes for success

Cardiff City turn Cup clash on its head after their new manager sees two of his second-half replacements score the goals which knock out Newcastle

Tommy Spurr of Blackburn Rovers competes with James Milner of Manchester City

Blackburn Rovers 1 Manchester City 1: Scott Dann praises Rovers attacking intent but laments failure to capitalise on one-man advantage

Dann equalised to force a replay after Alvaro Negredo had given City the lead

Alvaro Negredo reacts after missing a chance to score during Manchester City's 1-1 draw with Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Rovers 1 Manchester City 1 match report: Rovers scrap their way to replay pay-off

Home players clash after City take the lead but Dann’s equaliser will cover cost of new signing

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been identified as the key threat by Oldham Athletic manager Lee Johnson

Liverpool v Oldham Athletic: Lee Johnson calls for Latics to shackle Luis Suarez to have any hopes of victory

Suarez has been in magnificent form this season and scored when the two sides last met in the same stage of this competition last season

The Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho, may have ulterior motives in singing the praises of Manchester City

Jose Mourinho disagrees with Paul Lambert and says FA Cup retains a 'special meaning'

The Chelsea manager is not of the same opinion as his Aston Villa counterpart

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is presented as the new manager of Cardiff City

Newcastle v Cardiff City: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer eyes opportunity to kick-start campaign with victory in FA Cup

The former Manchester United striker is preparing for his first game in charge

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